United Kingdom - Smoking Prevalence

Since 2014, United Kingdom Smoking Prevalence decreased by 4.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 13 comparing other countries in Smoking Prevalence at 15.3 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Who Are Daily Smokers. United Kingdom is overtaken by South Korea, which was number 12 at 16.6 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Who Are Daily Smokers and is followed by Luxembourg at 14.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Who Are Daily Smokers. Turkey lead the ranking with 25.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Who Are Daily Smokers in 2019, -0.8points versus 2018. Estonia, Italy and South Africa respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Israel recorded the best 5 years average growth at +1.1points per year, while Brazil was the worst growing country at -9.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Who Are Daily Smokers
2019 15.30
2018 15.70
2017 16.10
2016 16.10
2015 17.80
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How does United Kingdom rank in Smoking Prevalence?

# 25 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Who Are Daily Smokers Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Turkey
25.90 % 2019 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
2 #2
Estonia
20.00 % 2019 -2.4 % -2.0 % View data
12 #12
South Korea
16.60 % 2019 -2.9 % -3.7 % View data
13 #13
United Kingdom
15.30 % 2019 -2.5 % -4.2 % View data
14 #14
Luxembourg
14.90 % 2019 -2.0 % -0.5 % View data
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